Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 12:10:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 12:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.70 meters/second, 1550.5 km/hour, 963.5 miles/hour or 837.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 25.4"||16.06 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||north||16.06 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 33.8"||963.27 mi||west||0° 09' 17.1"||10.64 mi||north||963.68 mi|
|24 hours||13° 22' 50.8"||893.50 mi||east||4° 04' 33.4"||280.19 mi||north||943.84 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lubango||Sat 1:10 PM||572 km||355 miles||309 nm||E|
|Huambo||Sat 1:10 PM||857 km||533 miles||463 nm||ENE|
|Luanda||Sat 1:10 PM||888 km||552 miles||480 nm||NE|
|Windhoek *||Sat 2:10 PM||1248 km||776 miles||674 nm||SE|
|Kinshasa||Sat 1:10 PM||1429 km||888 miles||772 nm||NNE|
|Brazzaville||Sat 1:10 PM||1433 km||890 miles||774 nm||NNE|
|Jamestown||Sat 12:10 PM||1493 km||928 miles||806 nm||W|
|São Tomé||Sat 12:10 PM||1719 km||1068 miles||928 nm||N|
|Libreville||Sat 1:10 PM||1724 km||1071 miles||931 nm||N|
|Malabo||Sat 1:10 PM||2090 km||1299 miles||1129 nm||N|
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